Library Newsletter - June 15, 2019
Coming Up at the Library
Changes to library hours:
The main library will be closed all day on Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4
Visit us at the MacKay Branch which will be OPEN from 9 am to 5 pm on Wednesday, July 3 for some special holiday activities for all ages!
DID YOU KNOW? NewsBank provides the library with full text access to past issues of the Chelmsford Independent and the Lowell Sun . The site is easy to search, mobile-friendly, and you can adjust the text size for convenient reading on any device! Ask a librarian for details.
REACT to LGBTQ+ Equality
Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm 

Monday, June 17 at 12:30 pm
At the Senior Center, with discussion led by PFLAG of Greater Boston

Thursday, June 20 at 7 pm

Saturday, June 29 at 10:30 am
The Civic Engagement REACT Program - Read, Engage, And Come Together - is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 pm
Currently full! Wait list available.
 Start reading now and enter to win prizes!
Book Groups
Events for Kids and Teens
We've got a new monthly newsletter just for kids, teens, and their families! Sign up here to find out early about what's going on and when to sign up for fun activities.
Fill out reading logs, win prizes, support charity!
Discount ticket (free child admission with paid adult) to Davis Farm Land after your first 12 hours of reading, and a raffle ticket for every log completed. Grades K-4 have no required books, just ask for suggestions. Our goal is 800 reading logs and Friends of the Library will donate to a charity chosen by our young readers!
Wednesday, June 26 at 4 pm
What are you reading lately? We want to know! Come by the library to have a snack & share your current favorite reads with your friends! Bring anywhere from 1 to 5 books to share - they can be any type or genre, from Manga to Nonfiction! We'll provide the snacks!

This program is for grades 5+ or homeschool equivalent. Registration is required.
Thursday, June 27 at 4 pm
Saturday, June 29 at 2 pm
A young elephant with oversized ears and the powers of flight becomes a circus superstar. His caretaker is torn between his employer's exploitative thirst for profits and his children's desire to reunite Dumbo with his mother. This is the recent live action remake of the animated classic from 1941. This film is rated PG and is 130 mins.
Friends of the Library
Saturday, June 15 from 9 am to 12 pm
As we look ahead to the Fall sale, there will be a special donation drop off day at the Town Offices Gym, 50 Billerica Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824 .

Thursday, July 11 at 7 pm
Join the Friends to become more involved in your public library and to make new friends! Come learn how you can be part of it!